A recent article published by Mr. SP Singh in Nai Duniya talks about the a hidden crisis of Indian cities – the lack of proper sewage systems? In the capital city, only 61% of the 35 sewage…… Read more
Mr. Jacob Koshy writes about increasing greenhouse gases, aerosols and polluting cities and What does this mean for India?… Read more
Mr. S.P. Singh writes on open defecation, and sanitation and how there is a need to build more than 5 million toilets to improve sanitation and health indices…. Read more
The idea of supplementary nutritional support to the school children in the form of a social welfare concept roots back to 1925 when the Madras Corporation lunched it for the under privileged children.
India is the second most populous and seventh largest country by area in the world located in South Asia, and currently is one of the ten fastest growing economies in the world.
Exposure to particulate matter is associated with respiratory and cardiovascular health effects and premature mortality,1 and it reflects a global public health concern. Particles o2.5 μm (PM2.5) are often considered more harmful than larger-sized particles because of their ability to penetrate to human bronchi and lungs.
The State of Global Air, a new report and interactive website launched by the Health Effects Institute and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, provides a comprehensive, yet succinct, source of trusted information on the levels of and trends in global air pollution, its sources, and its impact on public health.
India’s rapidly worsening air pollution is causing about 1.1 million people to die prematurely each year and is now surpassing China’s as the deadliest in the world, a new study of global air pollution shows.
Each year, almost six lakh Indias die prematurely due to air pollution, which is the fifth leading cause of death in the country. Of these, almost 35,000 deaths occur in the national capital.